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« on: April 03, 2013 09:02:55 PM »

I participated in the Edward Gorey swap, and made this for my partner.  The Gashlycrumb Tinies (for those not familiar) recounts the tragic demise of 26 children (in alphabetical order.)  The cover of that book is a classic Gorey illustration - the reaper surrounded by the kids.
  AAAAAANYWAY... here he is - about 16" tall, fabric and sculpey.  His umbrella is stiffened fabric and he has a loop on his back so he can hang on the wall.  Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2013 09:44:59 PM »

Oh my flippin' god! I knew I would regret skipping this swap!
Great job with this! I love it!
I'm so excited!!
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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2013 09:51:27 PM »

This s gorgeous! You did amazingly well and it rocks!

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« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2013 10:53:53 PM »

Wow!  That's just amazing!  I love it!
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« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2013 05:22:53 AM »

I bow to your crafty skills, and I love everything about him, including his shoes!  This rocks!
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« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2013 05:54:02 AM »

Oh my flippin' god! I knew I would regret skipping this swap!
Great job with this! I love it!
I'm so excited!!
DITTO!!!
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« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2013 05:57:30 AM »

Thanks so much you guys - I appreciate all the Gorey love!  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: April 04, 2013 07:05:32 AM »

 absolutely LOVE this. What an imagination to turn the drawing into this! I love everything about it. Fantastic! Gonna have to hit "this rocks!"
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« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2013 07:38:57 AM »

He is soooo awesome, thisbird! You did a wonderful job of it. That umbrella is just the coolest!

...watch out, kiddies....

I just featured this project on Craftster's Facebook page. Thanks for sharing. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2013 07:43:52 AM »

Holy smokes! That is amazing!
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